Sunday, May 15, 2011

Megabits of news: weekly roundup

Megabits of Gaming trawls the web for the tastiest morsels of news, so you don't have to...

Duty calls...
First details emerge for Modern Warfare 3... Kotaku says: "The single-player campaign will ping-pong players around the world as they take on the multiple throwaway roles as a Russian Federal Protective Services agent, SAS Operative, tank gunner, and AC-130 gunner as well as key characters from previous installments and new recurring characters. The game will feature about 15 missions, kicking off with the invasion of Manhattan by a Russian force and wrapping up with a final encounter in Dubai."

PS3 trade ins soar
Gamers are starting to show their annoyance with the PSN downtime. Trade ins are reportedly up by 200%, half of those being swapped for an Xbox 360.

Kinect hardware and games success...
Kinect sales seem to be going pretty well - as do those for some of its games... Kinect Sports has now reached the 3m mark, while Dance Central has shipped 2.5m units.

...with more Kinect games coming
Microsoft says Kinect's games portfolio will triple by the end of the year. Best dust off the sleek black camera now, eh?